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products Marquis' X2Pro supports R3D B ERKSHIRE, UK — The latest version of Marquis Broadcast's X2Pro ( offers support for RedCode Raw (R3D). X2Pro is an application for delivering Final Cut Pro X projects to Avid Pro Tools for audio finishing. X2Pro Audio Convert 2.1.9 now allows media from Red Digital cameras to be exported from FCP X to Pro Tools for audio finishing. Additional features in the latest version include the provision for muted clips in FCP X to be either muted or excluded from the AAF file via an option in X2Pro's preferences, plus functionality that enables X2Pro to remember the state of roles between sessions. X2Pro Version 2.1.9 is only available on the Mac App Store. Pricing is $149.99. A lower-cost version, X2ProLE, is also available for users who don't need audio files referenced, media trimmed, or close control of the conversion of roles. Eyeon streamlines workflows with EPP T ORONTO — Eyeon Software (www.eyeonline. com) is now shipping Eyeon Production Pipeline (EPP), which is designed to drive production efficiencies and productivity. Instead of relying on restrictive databases, EPP works around simple XML files that can be easily copied to other machines or facilities. More than a suite of scripts, EPP is a way of working that offers a fullyfunctional starting point to manage folder structures for projects, shots and data. It is available in source code to extend and modify as required and can be customizable without knowledge of programming by editing simple XML setting files. EPP is available as a binary installer and in source form as python scripts hosted at GitHub. Since EPP is released with an unrestrictive NewB- SD license, users are invited to adapt, change and contribute to the project. Software supported in EPP includes 3DS Max, Adobe products, Arri, Avid via Eyeon Connection, Canon, Cinema 4D, Edius, Fusion, Houdini, LightWave, Maya, Nuke, Sony and XSI. As part of the EPP toolset, Eyeon's Generation, which is designed for review and management, has been upgraded to Version 3.1 and includes a number of new features. These include 120fps HFR and 4K stereo playback, direct connection to Fusion, and event scripting to support numerous pipelines. Eyeon Production Pipeline with Eyeon Generation, Dimension and Fusion is available at the introductory price of $2,495. TASCAM introduces new pro-grade headphones M ONTEBELLO, CA — TASCAM (, the pro audio division of TEAC America, has introduced the TH-2000, a new pair of professional-grade headphones that provide powerful bass response, "brilliant mids" and clear highs. The TH-2000 headphones are priced at $49.99 and are designed for comfort and long hours of listening and use. The headphones are foldable and compact for easy transport, and come with a travel bag. Frequency response ranges from 18Hz to 22kHz. There is a screw-on 1/8-inch to 1/4-inch adapter and a five-foot coiled cable that can extend to 13 feet. 44 Post • August 2013 New app improves iPhone recording S AUSALITO, CA — Soundness (www. is offering SoundVault, a new app that brings dedicated audio recording features to Apple's iPhone and iPod Touch. It is optimized for the iPhone 5 and offers a simple and intuitive user interface, along with high-quality recording (44.1kHz) and playback features such as record, append, play/pause, variable playback speeds, fast-forward/rewind, jog/shuttle/ locate, record count-off and timed recordings. Recordings can be named and organized into user customizable categories, as well as searched. SoundVault can also store the GPS location of each recording and attach photos to recordings. SoundVault's integrated Dropbox support allows recordings to be uploaded to the user's Dropbox account for easy sharing. SoundVault also appears over WiFi on a Web browser page, showing all the recordings for playback or download. Users can also email a copy of a recording directly from SoundVault. Recordings can be backed up and transferred from SoundVault using iTunes Sync. The app is compatible with iOS 4.3, or later, and supports the iPhone's built-in microphone, Bluetooth microphones, and compatible mono headsets. Stereo recording is possible with supported hardware.

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